OCR today revealed the secret ingredient of the support of award winning British chef and food scientist Heston Blumenthal for its draft new Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE.
The summer 2015 edition of OCR Agenda magazine is now available online.
Over 449,000 candidates who took OCR GCSEs and over 90,000 candidates who took our Cambridge Nationals this year will be waiting to receive their results today.
Following responses to its consultation, Ofqual has confirmed the arrangements for withdrawing the QCF. The QCF rules will be withdrawn and the unit bank closed on 30 September 2015. On 1 October 2015 a new framework for all Ofqual-regulated qualifications will be introduced - the Regulated Qualifications Framework.
“On behalf of OCR, congratulations to everyone celebrating AS and A2 Level exam results. Good luck for the next steps in your career,” says OCR Chief Executive Mark Dawe.
We know how important this time of year is for everyone – whether you’re a student, parent, teacher, or exams officer. Every single result is important to us and we are committed to providing accurate results on time. We provide a variety of tools and information to support you on and around results day and we’ve updated our website to make them easier to find.
OCR invited key policy makers with an interest in assessment to discuss the increasing challenge of recruiting examiners to an event today at the RSA House in London.
OCR is introducing a more scientific approach to its new GCSE and AS/A Level PE qualifications, to reflect the increasing role of science in modern sport.
OCR is making a plea for art, music and drama in school to be celebrated.